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I wish I could believe you then I'll be alright
But now everything you told me really don't apply
To the way I feel inside
Loving you was easy once upon a time
But now my suspicions of you have multiplied
And it's all because you lied

[Chorus:]
I only give you a hard time
'Cause I can't go on and pretend like
I haven't tried to forget this
But I'm much too full of resentment

Just can't seem to get over the way you hurt me
Don't know how you gave another who didn't mean a thing, no
The very thing you gave to me
I thought I could forgive you and I know you've changed
As much as I wanna trust you I know it ain't the same
And it's all because you lied

[Chorus:]
I only give you a hard time
'Cause I can't go on and pretend like
I haven't tried to forget this
But I'm much too full of resentment

I may never understand why
I'm doing the best that I can and I
I tried and I tried to forget this
I'm much too full of resentment

I'll always remember feeling like I was no good
Like I couldn't do it for you like your mistress could
And it's all because you lied

[Bridge:]
Loved you more than ever
More than my own life
The best part of me I gave you
It was sacrificed
And it's all because you lied

[Chorus:]
I only give you a hard time
'Cause I can't go on and pretend like
I tried and I tried to forget this
But I'm too damn full of resentment

I know she was attractive but I was here first
Been ridin' with you for six years why did I deserve
To be treated this way by you, you
I know your probably thinking what's up with Bee
I been crying for too long what did you do to me
I used to be so strong but now you took my soul
I'm crying can't stop crying can't stop crying
You could of told me that you wasn't happy
I know you didn't wanna hurt me
But look what you done-done to me now
I gotta look at her in her eyes and see she's had half of me
How could you lie



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    UnregisteredMay 26, 2012 at 2:49 am
    I love this song when i first heard it. Like everyone here else, this song reminds me of my partner who cheated on me for 4 months. We are still together though but i am not sure if i could still forget what he did...
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 7:51 pm
    This reminds me of when my boyfriend did this to me. The cheating was one this but the fact that he lied and constantly lied did sooo much damage and broke the trust bond. We are still together, but it took a long time for me to forgive him and be all in. There were plenty of times when i wanted to throw in the towel, however he did everything i asked of him. Even with forgiveness, it will forever remain in the back of my mind what he did. He bought me a key that i used to wear around my neck, the key to his heart. Ironically enough he gave the same to the other woman, it breaks his heart that i will never for the rest of my life put it back on, and will forever be just a piece of jewelry in my jewelry box. But what did he expect?
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    UnregisteredFeb 13, 2012 at 10:01 am
    When i hear this song it reminds me of what my ex boyfriend did to me.. Used to be strong now all i ever do is cry

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